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Ladybirds

£35.00

Product description

Paperback with crease to spine and very small one on front cover. Text clean. There are sixteen colour plates and over 150 black and white photographs and drawings.
The author assimilates information about ladybirds, discussing their structure, life histories, food, enemies, habitats, colours and patterns, genetics and evolution. He also sheds light on the phenomenon of cannibalism in ladybirds and the recent discovery of a "feminist" bacterium that kills eggs destined to produce males, but not those destined to produce females. Finally he discusses the use and potential use of ladybirds as biological control agents, how they are under threat from man, and what we can do to conserve them.

Item details

Author(s):
Majerus, Michael E. N.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15 x 21.4 x 2.5 cms
Edition:
1st, 1994
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0002199351
ISBN-13:
9780002199353
Number of pages:
367
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Title:
Ladybirds

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Paperback with crease to spine and very small one on front cover. Text clean. There are sixteen colour plates and over 150 black and white photographs and drawings.
The author assimilates information about ladybirds, discussing their structure, life histories, food, enemies, habitats, colours and patterns, genetics and evolution. He also sheds light on the phenomenon of cannibalism in ladybirds and the recent discovery of a "feminist" bacterium that kills eggs destined to produce males, but not those destined to produce females. Finally he discusses the use and potential use of ladybirds as biological control agents, how they are under threat from man, and what we can do to conserve them.

Author(s):
Majerus, Michael E. N.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15 x 21.4 x 2.5 cms
Edition:
1st, 1994
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0002199351
ISBN-13:
9780002199353
Number of pages:
367
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Title:
Ladybirds

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